British foreign secretary, Iran parliament speaker meet in Tehran

IRNA – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met and conferred in the Iranian capital on Saturday.

The British foreign secretary arrived in Tehran on Saturday morning for a two-day visit during which he is scheduled to meet with high-ranking Iranian officials.

Prior to the meeting with Larijani, the British foreign secretary met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussing the latest issues surrounding bilateral relations, particularly economic cooperation, expansion of banking and trade relations, as well as the regional and international developments.

During his stay in Tehran, Johnson is also due to meet with President Hassan Rouhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi.